Slow loading times and zones can be a huge headache in an MMO. No one likes lag. I have been dealing with this for over a week in Elder Scrolls Online. I could not figure out why I was having such bad loading lag with the specs on my machine which I’ve only owned for about 2 months.
About three days into the Early Access period, I also ran into the issue that my escape key did not work in-game. Without access to this menu, there are so many in-game options that you can not change. As frustration mounted, I contact support which told me to reload the game or hit the Full Stop key (which they indicated as the . key) and try. Neither of these options had worked before but I tried them again, to no avail.
With no other option so far to try, I took matters into my own hands. My option was to try a reinstall. I was running off my beta download since they told us we could continue to use the initial client. I went into my PC control panel and uninstalled The Elder Scrolls Online beta. Not looking forward to downloading the 20 gigs of game files again, I downloaded the installer from ESO‘s account page. I started it up and choose all my options.
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